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Malachite

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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Wushan Copper Mine, Ruichang County, Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.1 × 5.2 × 5.3 cm
Description

On this aesthetic malachite specimen you can find various type of malachite formation. The rich concentric swirls malachite with beautiful chatoyance concentrates on the center, the velvety malachite on the lower right corner with a small pocket , the globular malachite cluster cover the nature hole which is thorough the specimen and you can also find banded stalactite malachite on the upper left corner.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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